President dismisses Movement for Democratic Change as Western stooges
Over 100 historians claim Education Secretary’s plan ‘lacks balance and promotes political views’
When asked which book she would take were she to be an isolated castaway, the author of The Color Purple chose Icke’s Human Race Get Off Your Knees
Doing good as a teenager used to mean mowing granny’s lawn or teaching English badly in a randomly selected developing country. Then came the me-me millennials whose circuit-board brains helped propel them to overnight riches. Next up: a new generation that combines good intentions, Facebook entrepreneurialism and a desire to save humanity and/or the planet.
With a reputation for being a hardheaded, canny, political calculator, at first glance Artur Mas has always seemed an unlikely figure to lead Catalonia on what has - after yesterday's elections - become an increasingly uncertain path towards possible independence.
Mitt Romney may not have been the saviour they were looking for, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find a Republican who truly believes that a different candidate, from the array who put themselves up for the Presidential nomination, would have made a better fist of the job.
The Syrian regime admitted for the first time yesterday that it possesses weapons of mass destruction, as it dismissed as "flagrant interventionism" an Arab League offer to provide a safe exit for President Bashar al-Assad and his family if he steps aside.
So, one week in; how's detox-and-diet season going? Whether or not you've signed up for the annual asceticism championships, January is a mean month. In beauty terms, it's a time for retreating to the bathroom for some seasonal damage reparation – a reasonable way of killing a long, dark evening when more sociable activities are off the cards due to self-denial (whether your own or others').
Meinhardt Raabe made movie history playing the coroner in 'The Wizard of Oz' and declaring the wicked witch 'most sincerely dead'
Erstwhile punky troglodyte remade as a desperately soulful voice of new-old America. You might call it alt.bluegrass. It has banjos, fiddles and pedal-steels on it.
For almost every behavioural issue, these days there's a medicine to treat it